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Commission helps companies increase representation of women on boards

Media Release

23 July 2014

New guidance published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission today advises companies, search firms and recruitment agencies about positive steps that can be taken to improve the representation of women on boards.

To help companies make full use of positive measures available under the Equality Act 2010, the guidance includes a range of steps that can be taken to improve gender representation on boards such as:

  • Identifying the reasons why female… Read Full

30% Club intensifies efforts towards global goal of more women at senior levels

July 1, 2014

At a seminar in London today hosted by Goldman Sachs, the 30% Club set out the next steps for accelerating change towards better gender balance from ‘schoolroom to boardroom’. Key industry leaders met to review what needs to be done to build on the current momentum through a number of initiatives and a collaborative approach – #30pcnextsteps.

The impact of constructive shareholder engagement and the need for greater transparency… Read Full

Global Industry Leaders Meet to Accelerate Achievement of Gender Balance Across U.S. Companies

30% Club also announces intention to expand into Canada; PIMCO joins the 30% Club’s Investor Group

June 19, 2014 – Last night, the United States arm of the 30% Club, a group of Chairs and CEOs committed to better gender balance at all levels of their organizations through voluntary actions, held its first event at Bloomberg LP in New York.

The conference brought together global industry leaders to discuss ways to accelerate the… Read Full

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